Anti-Netanyahu protests take place throughout Israel, reports of violence

Major protests have been taking place in all of Israel's largest cities, including Tel Aviv, Jerusalem and Haifa.

Anti-Netanyahu protesters gathered at Rabin Square on October 24, 2020. (photo credit: AVSHALOM SASSONI/ MAARIV)
Anti-Netanyahu protesters gathered at Rabin Square on October 24, 2020.
(photo credit: AVSHALOM SASSONI/ MAARIV)
Hundreds of demonstrations have been taking place across Israel in continuing, regular anti-Netanyahu protests that have thousands of participants angered over a variety of issues, ranging from government mismanagement of the coronavirus pandemic to corruption proceeding against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the economic situation in Israel.
Major protests have been taking place in all of Israel's largest cities, including Tel Aviv, Jerusalem and Haifa, as well as smaller locales. There have also been reports of violent confrontations and attacks on anti-Netanyahu protesters.
A dog stands by a poster from the Movement for Quality Government on October 24, 2020. (Photo credit: Avshalom Sassoni/Maariv)A dog stands by a poster from the Movement for Quality Government on October 24, 2020. (Photo credit: Avshalom Sassoni/Maariv)
At the Prime Minister's Residence on Balfour Street in Jerusalem, Haaretz reported that 2,000 demonstrators had gathered so far, though several hundred reportedly marched throughout the city streets, according to a police statement.
After clashes broke out following the return of protesters to the central protest area, police arrested seven protesters for allegedly assaulting police officers and disrupting public order, according to a police statement.
A report from The Jerusalem Post's sister publication Maariv indicated that four protesters were arrested by police on suspicion of threatening protesters with electric tasers in Tel Aviv's Rabin Square. In addition, there have been reports of protesters being beaten with a flag pole by people sitting in a passing vehicle at the Horev junction in Haifa.
Another incident allegedly occurred at a junction between Tel Aviv and Ramat Hasharon, where demonstrators reported that their signs had been torn and eggs had been thrown at them.
Police arrested a food delivery courier after he allegedly tried to run over protesters using an electric bicycle on Ibn Givirol Street in Tel Aviv. 
In Ramat Gan, a demonstrator with a black flag was attacked by a passerby. The protester said he was pushed and hit hard on the shoulder.
Jerusalem Post Staff contributed to this report.